Monthly Archives: September 2009

Talking about Crowding in – Paul Krugman Blog – NYTimes.com

  Quote Crowding in – Paul Krugman Blog – NYTimes.comI’m at two deficit conferences Wednesday — CAP in the morning, on what to do about the deficit, EPI in the afternoon, about why we need to run deficits now. I’m … Continue reading

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Talking about Africa Pressures China’s Oil Deals – WSJ.com

  Quote Africa Pressures China’s Oil Deals – WSJ.com— China’s search for large stakes in some of Nigeria’s richest oil blocks comes against a backdrop of problems in other African countries where the Asian giant has oil operations.On Tuesday, Nigeria’s … Continue reading

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Talking about New Botnet May Have Infected Half of Fortune 1000 – Reviews by PC Magazine

  Quote New Botnet May Have Infected Half of Fortune 1000 – Reviews by PC MagazineLast week Canadian security vendor Defence Intelligence reported that half the Fortune 100 companies have been compromised by a botnet they dubbed Mariposa. Discovered in … Continue reading

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Talking about OBA – Economic Research

  Quote OBA – Economic ResearchSurprise! Swamped by a 23 percent increase in benefit applications fueled by a surge in early retirements (age 62-65), higher disability payment requests and declining payroll withholdings resulting from generationally high unemployment and underemployment, Social … Continue reading

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Talking about 100% – Federal Reserve Buys More Than 100% of Mortgages Issued in 2009 – Sep. 28, 2009 | Blogs at Ch

  Quote 100% – Federal Reserve Buys More Than 100% of Mortgages Issued in 2009 – Sep. 28, 2009 | Blogs at ChThis is important information. What I’ve found and present below is that the Federal Reserve is not just … Continue reading

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Talking about The FDIC’s Clever Accounting Trick

  Quote The FDIC’s Clever Accounting TrickHow will the FDIC replenish its coffers without Sheila Bair suffering the indignity of groveling in front of Tim Geithner? Clever accounting.The plan is for the FDIC to require banks to pre-pay three years … Continue reading

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Talking about Commentaries » Blog Archive » Imagine when China runs a trade deficit | Blogs |

  Quote Commentaries » Blog Archive » Imagine when China runs a trade deficit | Blogs |If current trends continue, China might swing to a trade deficitin the not-too-distant future. Given that China has enjoyed morethan a decade of strong … Continue reading

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